A new roof is an important home investment. The cost of a new roof varies from $5,000 – $100,000! Do some research and understand the different options before you hire someone to install a new roof. Read on to learn about roofing materials and what you need to know about getting a new roof. What’s in a Roof? A roof is more complex than a few shingles nailed down to a board. There are many parts, including: Sheathing Ice/Water Shield Underlayment Starter Shingle Shingle Drop Edge When it’s time for a new roof, it’s important to use a qualified and experienced roofer. A good roof lasts approximately 30 years. Make sure you hire an expert. Estimate Your Costs There are many different types of materials, but first, you’ll need to know how much to purchase. Roofing material is sold by the 100-square-foot area. Take the length and width of each section of roof and multiply. Example: A 10-foot wide by 10-foot long roof section would be 100 square feet. After adding up the square footage of all the roof sections, allow an additional 10% to cover waste. Divide the total number by 100. This is the final number of squares…
The roof over your home requires regular maintenance and upkeep. Neglecting it can cause unwanted stress and incur major costs, ultimately decreasing your home’s value. A simple repair will go a long way in avoiding major renovations to your home. The key is to know what to look for. There are some telltale signs that something isn’t right and needs to be fixed. Once you spot them, try to figure out whether you need to repair or replace the roof. Telltale Signs It’s Time for Roof Repair When it comes time to do an inspection of your roof, there are a few important considerations to keep in mind. These include the age of your roof, the last time it was inspected or repaired, and recent weather impacts. Have you noticed any new leaks, creaks, cracks, or stains? What if you’re not sure what to look for? Here are the six warning signs that it’s time for roof repair or replacement… 1. Damaged Shingles The state of the shingles is a dead giveaway that your roof has issues. Upon inspection, make sure to look out for shingles that are either curling at the edges or appear to be loose and damaged….
Choosing the right roofing material for your home or business can result in as much as a 30% decrease in energy needs. But how do you know what type of material can save you money on your home or business or what material can save you time on maintenance? That’s where commercial roofers can come into play. Commercial roofing companies know all the facts about roofing materials, including what is best to save you money in the long term. Working with roofing contractors is a great way to ensure you’re getting the best investment for your business, and the more you save, the more you can allocate to your company. But money isn’t the only benefit to working with commercial roofers. Great Expertise As mentioned above, commercial roofers know the ins and outs of their industry. They have the most up to date information on their trade and can advise you on what’s best for your business. Doing it yourself might save you money in the short term, but a little mistake can cost you a lot down the road. Professional Supervision An important benefit to consider, but a roofing contractor will supervise all their workers and all the work…
You may think that you know all there is to know about roofing contractors through the work and maintenance you put into your home. But commercial roofing has its own set of challenges and considerations that are a world apart from residential roofing. When you have a commercial building in need of construction, maintenance, or repairs, it’s important to hire commercial roofers with knowledge and experience in the field. Here’s why. Different Materials Shingles and tiles are two of the most common roofing materials for houses, but commercial structures have a much broader range of options. The low-sloped roofs on most commercial buildings need to provide weather protection as well as structural integrity, so your decisions will depend on the type of building itself. More Work It should come as no surprise that commercial roofs usually take longer to install or repair, simply because they tend to be larger than residential roofs. But that also means that your commercial roofers need to hire more workers to get the job done effectively and efficiently. Additionally, problems that might seem minor in a home — a water leak, for example — could indicate a much larger problem on a commercial roof that…
Roof install – Another local downtown business gets a new roof by GreenForm! Finished pictures to be added soon!!
Siskin Children’s Hospital in Downtown Chattanooga has called upon the commercial roofing division of GreenForm to replace their current roofing system. GreenForm’s expertise in all roofing systems has led the city of Chattanooga to trust only GreenForm with its most prized properties. GreenForm will be replacing the current roof with a Mule Hide backed 20 year TPO roofing system. This system consists of 1 inch ISO board and 60 mill TPO. Working along side B&B Crane Rental and our long time partners ABC Roofing Supply ensures that our projects are completed in a timely and safe manner with the utmost quality.
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GreenForm are experts in the property restoration and roofing business. Our trained professionals can identify real damage and problems caused by storms and inclement weather. GreenForm can also advise you if you have a legitimate claim or not. Please remember, we’re here to help you avoid erroneous claims to your insurance because they actually count against you! Do you know if you were affected by the recent storms? Call today!
This roof is a new style of metal shingle. It is designed to imitate the classic European style clay tiles commonly used in roofing throughout mainland Europe. It carries a 50 year warranty. Call GreenForm for your Decra quote!
GreenForm were able to work with the Chattanooga Theatre Center’s insurance company to replace the old EPDM roof due to storm (Hail) damage. GreenForm replaced it with a TPO roof, which is newer and more efficient than the old EPDM style.